New products - floor polishing

18th of May 2011

A summary of new launches in floor polishing technology.

For stone and vinyl

3M's new range of high-performance Scotchgard Floor Protectors have been designed to deliver a durable shine on stone and vinyl floors with less labour, and at a total lower cost, than acrylic floor products. The quantity of chemicals associated with traditional

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Poland showcase

18th of May 2011
Poland showcase

As the ISSA/INTERCLEAN Central & Eastern Europe (CEE) exhibition opens its doors in Warsaw, Poland, ECJ takes a look at the the events taking place at the show, and the products visitors can see there.

Warsaw in Poland is the venue for this year's ISSA/INTERCLEAN Central & Eastern Europe (CEE) exhibition, which takes from May 18-20. Over

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New products - ISSA/INTERCLEAN CEE 2011

18th of May 2011

As ISSA/INTERCLEAN Central & Eastern Europe opens in Warsaw, Poland, ECJ previews the new products being launched there.

Diversey

The key themes of the Diversey stand are sustainability and innovation. Among the new product launches are scrubber dryers and additions to the chemical concentrates systems.

The latest addition to the TASKI by

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Significant steps

18th of May 2011
Significant steps

Dutch scientific journalist Anton Duisterwinkel describes the long term changes resulting from the widespread cleaners' strike a year ago.

A book, a special cleaners' day, more (self) respect and a wage increase. Those are the major consequences, a year after the start of one of the longest strikes in Dutch history, the cleaners' strike of 2010.

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Snapshot of contract cleaning in Europe

17th of May 2011
Snapshot of contract cleaning in Europe

The European Federation of Cleaning Industries (EFCI), the contract cleaning industry association representing the sector at EU level, has published its latest market data, relating to the year 2008. ECJ here features extracts from the report, which is now available.

This is the 17th time the European Federation of Cleaning Industries (EFCI) has

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Hands off

17th of May 2011
Hands off

Are no-touch taps, flush systems and dryers taking over in the washroom or do they merely bewilder the public and over-complicate things? We ask manufacturers whether automatic systems are the way ahead – or whether we are going too far down the' touch free' route.

The outbreak of swine flu in 2009 has made us all nervous about touching

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